Immigrant Refugee Caravan to visit Jackson, MS
This coming Tuesday a Solidarity action, called the Immigrant Refugee Caravan which is leaving New York City tomorrow, Saturday, October 11th, will travel to South Texas and arrive in McAllen on Saturday, October 20th. This is an effort organized by IFCO, Pastors for Peace, the May 1 Coalition and other groups of activists from the NYC area. They are traveling to demonstrate solidarity for the refugee children at the border. They will make stops in cities along the way where events will be organized to welcome them. On Tuesday, October 14th they will arrive in Jackson!
Their schedule: 10/11 Philadelphia & Washington, DC; 10/12 Durham, NC; 10/13 Atlanta, GA; 10/14 Jackson, MS; 10/15 Houston, TX; 10/16 San Antonio, TX; 10/17 Laredo, TX; 10/18 San Juan, TX; 10/19 Brownsville, TX; 10/20 McAllen, TX.
The Jackson, MS events, Tuesday, October 14th:
3:00 pm to 5:30 pm: Meet the Caravan, at the MIRA office meeting room for a lively discussion and exchange of issues, experiences and actions.
8:00 pm: Memorial event honoring the life of Jackson Mississippi Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, a strong advocate for human rights and past Legal Counsel for MIRA.
Be sure to join with us at this important event!